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Nick Powell BIO

Powell's credits include The Lehman Trilogy, Othello (National Theatre); The Prudes, Bad Roads, The Nether (and West End), Unreachable, X (Royal Court); Wolf Hall/Bring Up The Bodies (and Broadway/West End), The Inn at Lydda, A Life of Galileo, Richard III, The Drunks, God in Ruins (RSC); Julius Caesar (The Bridge); People, Places & Things (Stadsteatern, Stockholm); City of Glass (59 Productions/Lyric Hammersmith); Cold Calling: The Artic Project (Birmingham Rep/CBSO); Lord of the Flies (UK Tour); Lanark: A Life in Three Acts (Citizens Theatre/Edinburgh).

Nick Powell Productions

 
[Broadway, 2024]
Composer
Sound Design
Arrangements
 
[West End, 2024]
Sound Designer, Composer and Arranger
 
[West End, 2024]
Composition and sound design
 
[West End, 2023]
Composer & Sound Designer
 
[Broadway, 2021]
Composer and Sound Design
 
[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Music & Sound Designer
 
[Broadway, 2018]
Sound Designer & Composer
 
[West End, 2018]
Composition and Sound Score
 
[West End, 2018]
Composer
 
[West End, 2017]
Composer & Sound Designer
 
[West End, 2017]
Composer & Sound Designer
 
[Broadway, 2015]
Sound Design

Nick Powell Awards and Nominations

Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2022 - Outstanding Sound Design (Play or Musical)

Nick Powell, The Lehman Trilogy

Tony Awards - 2022 - Best Sound Design of a Play

Nick Powell, The Lehman Trilogy

Drama Desk Awards - 2019 - Outstanding Music in a Play

Nick Powell, The Lehman Trilogy


winner
Drama Desk Awards - 2019 - Outstanding Sound Design in a Play

Nick Powell, The Ferryman

Tony Awards - 2019 - Best Sound Design of a Play

Nick Powell, The Ferryman

Nick Powell News


Jez Butterworth's THE HILLS OF CALIFORNIA, Directed by Sam Mendes, Will Open on Broadway This Fall

Jez Butterworth’s new play The Hills of California, directed by Sam Mendes, will open on Broadway this fall! The play will perform a limited engagement at the Broadhurst Theatre with previews beginning in September.
American Conservatory Theater to Close Out 23/24 Season with THE LEHMAN TRILOGY

American Conservatory Theater will close its 2023/24 season with the National Theatre and Neal Street Productions’ critically acclaimed, five-time Tony Award winning production, The Lehman Trilogy. Learn how to purchase tickets.
REVIEW: Guest Reviewer Kym Vaitiekus Shares His Thoughts On THE LEHMAN TRILOGY

The National Theatre and Neal Street Productions bring THE LEHMAN TRILOGY to The Theatre Royal, following successful runs in London and New York. Written by Stefano Massini, adapted by Ben Power, and directed by multi-award-winning director Sam Mendes with five Tony Award wins, including Best Play, 2022.
Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh Presents THIS IS MEMORIAL DEVICE UK Tour

Fringe-First winning play 'This is Memorial Device' comes to Riverside Studios, starring Paul Higgins. Don't miss this adaptation directed by Graham Eatough.
Photos: First Look at THE HILLS OF CALIFORNIA at the Harold Pinter Theatre

All new production photos have been released for Jez Butterworth’s new play, The Hills of California. Check out the photos here!
Photos: Inside Rehearsal For Jez Butterworth's THE HILLS OF CALIFORNIA

All new rehearsal photos have been released for Jez Butterworth’s new play, The Hills of California. Check out the photos here!
Photos: Go Inside Rehearsal for THE LEHMAN TRILOGY Australian Premiere

Rehearsals for the critically acclaimed, five-time Tony Award® winning production of The Lehman Trilogy have started in London ahead of the production receiving its Australian premiere at the Theatre Royal Sydney from 21 February 2024.  See photos featuring the cast in rehearsals for this new production, produced by the National Theatre and Neal Street Productions’, in association with Trafalgar Entertainment.
Cast Set for THE LEHMAN TRILOGY At American Conservatory Theater

The cast has been set for 'The Lehman Trilogy' at American Conservatory Theater. Get the latest news on the upcoming production and find out who will be starring in this highly anticipated show.
Cast Announced For The Australian Premiere Of THE LEHMAN TRILOGY

The producers, the National Theatre and Neal Street Productions, in association with Trafalgar  Entertainment, announced today that Aaron Krohn, Howard W. Overshown and Adrian Schiller will play the Lehman brothers, and a cast of characters including their sons and grandsons, when the  critically acclaimed, five-time Tony Award winning production of The Lehman Trilogy premieres at the  Theatre Royal Sydney from 21 February 2024.  
Jonny Lee Miller, Tanya Reynolds, and Samuel Adewunmi Will Lead the West End Transfer of A MIRROR

Second Half Productions has announced that Sam Holcroft's (Rules for Living) critically acclaimed new play A Mirror will transfer to the West End from January 2024.
Laura Donnelly, Leanne Best, Ophelia Lovibond, and Helena Wilson Will Lead THE HILLS OF CALIFORNIA

Laura Donnelly (The Ferryman, The Nevers, Outlander), Leanne Best (Sweat, Ripper Street, Line of Duty), Ophelia Lovibond (Minx, W1A, The Effect) and Helena Wilson (Vogue World, Jack Absolute Flies Again, Rosencrantz & Guildenstern) lead the cast as the Webb family in Jez Butterworth's new play, The Hills of California.
THE LEHMAN TRILOGY to Have Australian Premiere Next Year

THE LEHMAN TRILOGY, winner of five 2022 Tony Awards including Best Play, is set to have its Australian premiere in Sydney in February 2024. This critically acclaimed production tells the story of a family and a company that changed the world, directed by Sam Mendes.
Sam Mendes to Direct New Play by Jez Butterworth

Following their multi-award-winning triumph, The Ferryman, Jez Butterworth, writer of Jerusalem, and Sam Mendes, director of The Lehman Trilogy, return to the West End to bring you The Hills of California. The latest play from the acclaimed playwright will run at Harold Pinter Theatre, for a limited season, from 27 January to 15 June 2024.
Cast Revealed For The Royal Court's CUCKOO

The Royal Court Theatre in partnership with Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse have announced the cast of Olivier and BAFTA-Award winning playwright Michael Wynne’s dark comedy Cuckoo. Royal Court Artistic Director, Vicky Featherstone directs Michelle Butterly, Emma Harrison, Sue Jenkins and Jodie McNee.
FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME, Bryan Cranston, Zachary Quinto & More Nominated for Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Awards

The Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle has announced its 2022 nominees for theatrical excellence. See the full list of nominees!
Review Roundup: What Did the Critics Make of Sam Mendes' THE LEHMAN TRILOGY?

The National Theatre and Neal Street Productions’ The Lehman Trilogy makes a triumphant return to London following an acclaimed season in Los Angeles and a highly lauded run on Broadway, winning 5 Tony Awards® including Best Play. Directed by Academy Award®, Tony Award® and Golden Globe winner Sam Mendes, The Lehman Trilogy features a cast of three playing the Lehman brothers, their sons and grandsons, in an extraordinary feat of story-telling told in three parts on a single evening. Hailed by The New York Times as 'a genuinely epic production', The Lehman Trilogy is the story of a family and a company that changed the world.
Review: THE LEHMAN TRILOGY, Gillian Lynne Theatre

Sam Mendes' The Lehman Trilogy has criss-crossed the Atlantic since 2008, picking up numerous nominations and awards along the way. An epic history of Western capitalism and a masterclass in theatrical storytelling, it now makes a dazzling return to the West End’s Gillian Lynne Theatre.
Photos: First Look at THE LEHMAN TRILOGY as it Returns to London

The National Theatre and Neal Street Productions’ critically acclaimed, five-time Tony Award® winning production of The Lehman Trilogy has returned to London. Check out all new photos of the cast here!
Photos: Inside Rehearsal For THE LEHMAN TRILOGY in the West End

Rehearsal images have been released for the National Theatre and Neal Street Productions’ critically acclaimed, five-time Tony Award® winning production of The Lehman Trilogy which begins a limited 17-week run at the Gillian Lynne Theatre on 24 January. 
National Theatre Announces DANCING AT LUGHNASA, DIXON AND DAUGHTERS, and More

The National Theatre has announced three new productions for 2023 and the revival of the critically acclaimed The Father and the Assassin. A new production devised by The PappyShow will tour directly to 55 schools across England, and National Theatre Live brings The Crucible, Othello and GOOD to cinema goers around the world.

Nick Powell FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What awards has Nick Powell been nominated for?

Nick Powell has been nominated for several awards for his work in Broadway productions. These nominations include Outstanding Sound Design (Play or Musical) at the Outer Critics Circle Awards and Best Sound Design of a Play at the Tony Awards for "The Lehman Trilogy." He was also nominated for Outstanding Music in a Play at the Drama Desk Awards for "The Lehman Trilogy" and Outstanding Sound Design in a Play at the Drama Desk Awards for "The Ferryman." Additionally, he received a nomination for Best Sound Design of a Play at the Tony Awards for "The Ferryman."

What awards has Nick Powell won?

Nick Powell has won the Outstanding Sound Design in a Play award at the Drama Desk Awards for The Ferryman.

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